Construction should have a minimal impact on the environment, efforts to utilise renewable materials are essential.
Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is a product made up of small timber sections that can be formed into large structural panels, which are light, stable and strong. It provides a sustainable resource as it is made out of a renewable material.
CLT appears to be far better than concrete or steel in regards to it’s environmental benefits.
Advantages of CLT include:
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